Saving lives through safer surgery

Lifebox is a global nonprofit making surgery and anesthesia safer worldwide. Through tools, training, and partnerships we make surgery safer for every patient, every time.

Our work

Our Approach


Our programs work across three core pillars of Safer Surgery – improving anesthesia safety, reducing surgical infection, and strengthening teamwork.

  • Tools

    Equipping surgical teams with essential tools for safer patient care.

  • Training

    Building skills in healthcare providers through training.

  • Partnerships

    Working in partnership with a global network of clinicians.

Lighting the way to safer surgery with the Lifebox Light


Introducing the Lifebox Light: A low-cost, high quality surgical headlight for low-resource setting operating rooms

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Latest Updates



Improving anesthesia safety by equipping anesthesia providers with Smile Train-Lifebox Capnographs: A high quality, affordable capnograph suited for use in low-resource setting operating rooms

Our Impact


Making surgery safer for every patient, every time.

  • 200M

    Surgeries made safer

    • 14,400

      Healthcare providers trained in safer surgery and anesthesia

    • 35,000

      Pulse oximeters distributed to frontline providers across 116 countries worldwide

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